17U Travel Elite
A Small Town Club With A Big Family Environment.
Why Choose EDVC and Coach Cathy?
17U / 18U Head Coach
Cathy is Director/Owner of EDVC. She started playing volleyball in middle school, played in high school and then club volleyball in college. Cathy has been the volleyball commissioner for East Lincoln Optimist since 2012 where she has coached several teams. In addition, Cathy served as the JV Head Coach and Varsity Assistant Coach at East Lincoln High School for seven years, 2 years as the JV Head Coach and Varsity Assistant Coach at North Lincoln High School before being promoted to the Head Coach of both JV and Varsity. She has been the head coach at North Lincoln Middle School for the past three years. She is Gold Medal Squared and CAP I trained. Cathy also holds certifications from USAV Safe Sport, NFHS Fundamental of Coaching, Concussion in Sports, Sudden Cardiac Arrest and AAU Double-Goal Coach Coaching for Winning and Life Lessons. She attended The Art-of-Coaching multi-day coaching clinic in Baltimore, MD where she learned from some of the top coaches including Russ Rose, John Dunning and Terry Liskevych. Cathy has coached the 13U, 14U, 15U, 16U and 17U teams for EDVC.
Assistant Director, 17U Assistant Coach
Coach Shane Sellers returns to coaching after assisting the club between multiple teams with the 2019 season. He finished the 2017 season with a club high 71% set win percentage. Shane enters his seventh season with EDVC. He is Gold Medal Squared trained and holds certifications from USAV Safe Sport, NFHS Fundamental of Coaching, Concussion in Sports, Sudden Cardiac Arrest and AAU Double-Goal Coach Coaching for Winning and Life Lessons.
Shane has coached 14U, 15U and 16U teams. In addition to coaching club, he currently serves as the JV Head Coach and Varsity Assistant Coach at Lincoln Charter High School with a combined 50-11 JV winning record including 3 straight conference titles without losing a set in conference play since he took over the JV team. Highlights include knocking off higher ranked 2A schools and beating the school rival CSD. Shane has a coaching philosophy that is built on a constructive, positive environment that inspires athletes to grow, develop, and succeed while emphasizing teamwork through encouragement and respect.
2018/2019 Club Results
1st place – Gold Division – 5-0 (10-0) 1st out of 8 – CRVB Regional, Division 4
1st place – Gold Division – 4-1 (9-2) 1st out of 8 – CRVB Regional, Division 4
2nd place – Gold Division – 4-1 (8-3) 2nd out of 8 – CRVB Regional, Division 2 Championship
2nd place – Gold Division – 4-1 (8-3) 2nd out of 8 – CRVB Regional, Division 4
3rd place – Gold Division – 3-1 (6-2) 3rd out of 8 – CRVB Regional, Division 3
4th place – Gold OPEN Division – / (/) 5th out of 20 – Jr Hi Neighbor, Asheville
5th place – Gold Division – 4-1 (9-2) 5th out of 40 – Queen City Classic, Charlotte
5th place – Silver Division – 5-2 (10-4) 13th out of 52 – Winter Bump, Myrtle Beach
Dec. 15 – Relay For Life Tournament
Jan. 25-26* – Smokey Mountain Challenge – Gaitlinburg, TN
Feb. 1-2 – Queen City Classic – Charlotte, NC
Feb. 15-17* – Savannah Showdown (Stay-n-Play) – Savannah, GA
Mar. 14 – Shamrock Showdown Club – Columbia, SC
Mar. 21-22 – Dixie Classic – Hendersonville, NC
Apr. 4-5* – Jr Hi Neighbor – Asheville, NC
Apr. 25-26* – Showdown in the Smokies, JVA – Knoxville, TN
May 16-17 – AAU Grand Prix – Spartanburg, SC
Jun. 24-28* – AAU Nationals – Orlando, FL
*Requires Overnight Hotel Stay
What The Club Fee Covers
What The Club Fee Does Not Cover
Upcoming Important Dates
December 8, 1 - 6:30 pm
East Lincoln Community Center
8160 Optimist Club Road
Denver, NC 28037
Ref Clinic Registration is mandatory: You will need to login and register via USA Volleyball to get credit for the class.
Click on left side under USA Volleyball Events and click the plus sign next to Region Clinics. Select Region Ref/Score Clinics. Then scroll down the page and find December 8th East Denver VBC Officials Clinic. Click Participant Registration and click on the Junior Referee Clinic and then hit Submit.